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Égypte : plus de 500 condamnations à mort lors d'une décision «consternante»

Les sentences de mort qui ont été prononcées lundi 24 mars 2014 par un tribunal égyptien donnent un exemple consternant des défaillances et du caractère sélectif du système judiciaire égyptien, a déclaré Amnesty International. Les sentences de mort qui ont été prononcées lundi 24 mars 2014 par un tribunal égyptien donnent un exemple consternant des défaillances et du caractère sélectif du système judiciaire égyptien

Egypt: More than 500 sentenced to death in ‘grotesque’ ruling

Today’s mass death sentences handed down by an Egyptian court are a grotesque example of the shortcomings and the selective nature of Egypt's justice system, Amnesty International said.  Today’s mass death sentences handed down by an Egyptian court are a grotesque example of the shortcomings and the selective nature of Egypt's justice system, Amnesty International said. 

Egypt: More than 500 sentenced to death in ‘grotesque’ ruling - 24 mars 2014

Headline Title:  Egypt: More than 500 sentenced to death in ‘grotesque’ ruling Today’s mass death sentences handed down by an Egyptian court are a grotesque example of the shortcomings and the selective nature of Egypt's justice system, Amnesty International said.  Today’s mass death sentences handed down by an Egyptian court are a grotesque example of the shortcomings and the selective nature of Egypt's justice system, Amnesty International said.  Media Node:  Egypt death sentences En un coup d'œil:  The Minya Criminal Court sentenced 529 people to death for their alleged role in clashes last yearThis is the largest single batch of simultaneous death sentences Amnesty has seen anywhere in the worldEgyptian courts handed down 109 death sentences in 2013, and a similar number in recent years Twitter Tag:  deathpenalty Story Location:  Egypt 27° 23' 32.1144" N, 30° 53' 36.798" E “This is injustice writ large and these death sentences must be quashed. Imposing death sentences of this magnitude in a single case makes Egypt surpass most other countries’ use of capital punishment in a year. This is the largest single batch of simultaneous death sentences we’ve seen in recent years, not just in Egypt but anywhere in the world. ” Source:  Hassiba Hadj Sahraoui, Deputy Middle East and North Africa Programme Director at Amnesty International Date:  Lu, 24/03/2014 URL:  Egypt: Morsi's supporters face military trial Description:  Urgent action, 21 March 2014 URL:  Egypt: Morsi and his aides to stand trial Description:  Urgent action, 14 February 2014 URL:  Egypt: State-sanctioned pattern of excessive use of force by security forces Description:  News story, 14 October 2013 URL:  Egypt: Detained Morsi supporters denied their rights Description:  News story, 12 September 2013 URL:  Egypt’s disastrous bloodshed requires urgent impartial investigation Description:  News story, 16 August 2013

Five death penalty myths debunked - 26 mars 2014

Headline Title:  Five death penalty myths debunked MYTHThe death penalty deters violent crime and makes society safer.FACT Does the death penalty deter violent crime and prevent terrorist attacks? is capital punishment used only against people proven guilty of serious crimes? Find out some of the myths debunked.  Media Node:  Death penalty

Malaysia: Halt imminent execution of man suffering from mental illness - 13 mars 2014

Headline Title:  Malaysia: Halt imminent execution of man suffering from mental illness Malaysia’s authorities must immediately halt the execution of a Nigerian national suffering from mental health problems, convicted of a murder committed around 18 years ago, said Amnesty Internatio Malaysia’s authorities must immediately halt the execution of a Nigerian national suffering from mental health problems, convicted of a murder committed around 18 years ago.  Media Node:  Malaysia Twitter Tag:  Malaysia Story Location:  Malaysia 3° 5' 4.83" N, 102° 34' 9.696" E “Malaysia’s authorities must immediately stop the execution of Osariakhi Ernest Obayangbon. According to international standards, the death penalty should not be imposed against people with mental disability. ” Source:  Hazel Galang-Folli, Amnesty International’s Malaysia researcher. URL:  Malaysia: Stayed execution positive but hundreds of others still at risk Description:  News Story, 7 February 2014.

Malaysia: Stayed execution positive but hundreds of others still at risk - 7 février 2014

Headline Title:  Malaysia: Stayed execution positive but hundreds of others still at risk   The Malaysian government’s move to halt an execution scheduled for today is positive but the lives of hundreds of others on death row are still at risk, Amnesty International said.  Media Node:  Malaysia Palace of Justice Twitter Tag:  deathpenalty Story Location:  Malaysia 4° 53' 16.512" N, 101° 37' 24.726" E “We are glad that Chandran Paskaran will not be put to death today, but his life is still at risk – his death sentence must be commuted immediately ” Source:  Isabelle Arradon, Amnesty International’s Deputy Asia Pacific Director Date:  Ve, 07/02/2014 URL:  Malaysia: ‘Secretive execution’ must not go ahead Description:  News story, 6 February 2014 URL:  Death penalty 2012: Despite setbacks, a death penalty-free world came closer Description:  News story/report, 10 April 2013

Malaysia: ‘Secretive execution’ must not go ahead - 6 février 2014

Headline Title:  Malaysia: ‘Secretive execution’ must not go ahead  Malaysian authorities must immediately halt plans to carry out yet another “secretive execution” this Friday, Amnesty International said.   Malaysian authorities must immediately halt plans to carry out yet another “secretive execution” this Friday, Amnesty International said.   Media Node:  Malaysia Palace of Justice Story Location:  Malaysia 4° 10' 2.5608" N, 101° 53' 14.8452" E “For Malaysia to try to carry out executions in near-total secrecy is shameful – the government is essentially trying to hide its human rights violations from the world. Chandran’s family was informed only yesterday, and they are at a complete loss as to what they can do. ” Source:  Hazel Galang-Folli, Malaysia Researcher with Amnesty International Date:  Je, 06/02/2014 URL:  Death penalty 2012: Despite setbacks, a death penalty-free world came closer Description:  News story/report, 10 April 2013

العراق: تصاعد آخر في عمليات الإعدام مع شنق 38 شخصاً في الأيام الأربعة الأخيرة - 22 janvier 2014

Headline Title:  العراق: تصاعد آخر في عمليات الإعدام مع شنق 38 شخصاً في الأيام الأربعة الأخيرة قالت منظمة العفو الدولية إنها تلقَّت اليوم أنباء عن قيام السلطات العراقية بتنفيذ أحكام الإعدام سراً بحق 12 شخصاً، مما رفع عدد السجناء الذين أُعدموا منذ يوم الأحد إلى 38 ش قالت منظمة العفو الدولية إنها تلقَّت اليوم أنباء عن قيام السلطات العراقية بتنفيذ أحكام الإعدام سراً بحق 12 شخصاً، مما رفع عدد السجناء الذين أُعدموا منذ يوم الأحد إلى 38 شخصاً Media Node:  Iraq AR Story Location:  العراق 33° 6' 46.8468" N, 39° 33' 2.8116" E “إن الاستخدام المتزايد لعقوبة الإعدام في العراق لن يؤدي إلا إلى تأجيج المزيد من أعمال العنف، لأن العديد من الأشخاص الذين أُعدموا غالباً ما أُدينوا إثر محاكمات جائرة بشكل صارخ” Source:  سعيد بومدوحة، نائب مدير برنامج الشرق الأوسط وشمال أفريقيا في منظمة العفو الدولية URL:  Iran hangs 40 people in two weeks amid surge in executions Description:  News Story, 16 January 2014 URL:  Death penalty 2012: Despite setbacks, a death penalty-free world came closer Description:  News story/report, 10 April 2013 URL:  Abolish the death penalty Description:  Campaign page

Pakistan: Free man sentenced to death for blasphemy - 24 janvier 2014

Headline Title:  Pakistan: Free man sentenced to death for blasphemy Pakistan must immediately and unconditionally release a man sentenced to death under the country’s blasphemy laws today, Amnesty International said. Pakistan must immediately and unconditionally release a man sentenced to death under the country’s blasphemy laws today. Media Node:  Pakistan Story Location:  Pakistan 29° 30' 35.0388" N, 66° 37' 15.9384" E “Mohammad Asghar is now facing the gallows simply for writing a series of letters. He does not deserve punishment. No one should be charged on the basis of this sort of conduct. ” Source:  Polly Truscott, Amnesty International’s Deputy Asia Pacific Director. URL:  Pakistan: Thousands of prisoners at risk if government resumes executions Description:  News, 3 July 2013

Maldives: Halt “retrograde” move to resume executions - 24 janvier 2014

Headline Title:  Maldives: Halt “retrograde” move to resume executions Maldives must immediately put a stop to any plans to resume executions for the first time in 60 years, said Amnesty International. Maldives must immediately put a stop to any plans to resume executions for the first time in 60 years. Media Node:  Maldives En un coup d'œil:  Home Minister Umar Naseer yesterday ordered the country’s prisons to start making “all necessary arrangements” for the implementation of all death sentences through lethal injection.While Maldives legally retains the death penalty, it has not carried out an execution since 1954.There are currently 19 prisoners on death row. Story Location:  Maldives 6° 24' 35.7408" S, 72° 1' 34.9212" E “There is no such thing as a ‘humane’ way to put someone to death, and no evidence that the threat of execution works as a deterrent to crime. Maldives should put an immediate end to such plans now, and instead abolish the death penalty in law once and for all. ” Source:  Abbas Faiz, Amnesty International’s Maldives Researcher. URL:  Maldives must commute death sentences for two juvenile offenders convicted of murder Description:  News Story, 3 May 2013